Two candidates will vie for one open seat to represent District 45A on the Minnesota House of Representatives. The individual elected in District 45A will serve all or portions of Crystal, New Hope and Plymouth. Name:  Lyndon R. Carlson Address:  8216 35th Ave. N., Crystal Age: 74 Family:  Wife, Carole; three children; six grandchildren Education:  [...]

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Two candidates are seeking the office of Minnesota State Representative for District 40B, which represents parts of Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park. The incumbent is Debra Hilstrom. The term is two years. Debra Hilstrom (DFL) Address: 3509 66th Ave. N., Brooklyn Center Age: 46 Family: Married; two children, Stephanie and Jeremy Education: Graduate of Park [...]

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A Brooklyn Center affordable housing apartment complex celebrated nearly a year’s worth of renovations with an open house for the public. The 122-unit Crest apartment complex, located at 6221 Shingle Creek Parkway and between Brookdale Library and Brooklyn Center Community Center, held a public open house hosted by its management company Aeon Tuesday, Oct. 14, [...]

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Enjoy a musical journey through five decades of hit songs as the Robbinsdale Cooper High School Marching Band presents “Marching through Time” 7-9 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1 at Robbinsdale Cooper High School, 8230 47th Ave. N, New Hope. All proceeds will support Cooper’s Marching Hawks and the Color Guard. “Marching through Time” is the [...]

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With Election Day right around the corner, organizations metro-wide are hosting candidate forums. The forums are designed to allow residents in any given city, precinct or district the opportunity to learn more about the candidates running for area races and have their questions answered prior to placing their vote. The Crystal, New Hope, East Plymouth [...]

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The Robbin Gallery, 4915 42nd Ave. N., Robbinsdale, is accepting submissions for its annual Extremely Minnesota exhibition through Oct. 30. The show is open to all Minnesota artists. Entries must be original work completed within the past two years and not previous exhibited in a juried show at the Robbin Gallery. The theme of all [...]

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Gates of New Hope, a proposal that was first presented to New Hope City Council in December 2013, officially broke ground Oct. 6. The developer Aaron Baruch plans to construct a 32-unit apartment complex located at 9398 and 9390 27th Ave. N. in New Hope. The complex will include a mix of one-, two- and three-bedroom [...]

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The Emergency Foodshelf Network, located in New Hope, announced a name change in September. The organization will now be known as The Food Group. “Emergency Foodshelf Network no longer describes the depth and breadth of their work in the community,” according to a spokesman. The organization offers all the same programs only now it is [...]

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